Greg Daniels is the developer and executive producer for The Office. He is also a writer and director for the show.He also portrays Fern Widgale,[1] the yarn salesman who lives next door to Michael Scott. In a deleted story line from the episode Dinner Party, Jan reveals that it was she who spray-painted a rude word on the neighbor's dog. Fern's boyfriend is portrayed by writer Lester Lewis. His son Spencer (Jake Palmer) and daughter Haley (Abby) appeared in Take Your Daughter to Work Day.

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  1. Paley: 28 Hours of Glorious Sleep Deprivation, Fancy New Whatever blog, October 18, 2008.
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